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Hotel do Elevador

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Description & Details of Hotel do Elevador
Location.Hotel do Elevador, named after a still- working 18th-century water-operated elevator, is a villa- style property set on a panoramic wooded hillside next to the iconic Bom Jesus Sanctuary. It is three kilometres from Braga and 14 kilometres from Guimarães. Porto Airport (OPO) is 50 kilometres away, an approximate driving time of 45 minutes.
Hotel Features.Multilingual staff at the 24- hour front desk can answer enquiries and advise on excursions in the local area. There is also a safe- deposit box at the front desk. Guests may like to browse complimentary newspapers by the fireplace in the lobby, and head to the bar to sample some local port or wine. Childcare is available at the hotel, and guests with cars can use complimentary parking facilities.

The restaurant Panorámico at Hotel do Elevador is renowned for its stunning views through picture windows over Braga. It's a resolutely traditional restaurant specialising in time-honoured northern Portuguese cuisine.

Finished in a modern decor of rich earth tones with coordinated patterned fabrics, the 22 air-conditioned guestrooms are located on two floors, accessible by lift. All guestrooms include air conditioning, direct-dial telephones, hair dryers, minibars, satellite television and wireless Internet access.

Expert Tip. Those by-passing the funicular railway in favour the iconic ornamental stairway of Bom Jesus can view the symbolic fountains and tableaux of the life of Christ that are set on each landing. Beyond the church lay wooded gardens, boating pools and several lively restaurants.

Room Types:

Standard Single:   One queen or two twin beds. Modern decor with rich earth tones and coordinated patterned fabrics. Air conditioning, direct-dial telephone, hair dryer, minibar, satellite television and wireless Internet access.

Standard Double:   One queen or two twin beds. Modern decor with rich earth tones and coordinated patterned fabrics. Air conditioning, direct-dial telephone, hair dryer, minibar, satellite television and wireless Internet access.

Driving Directions:
Getting there. Line E (violet) on the Porto Metro system connects the airport with the city centre; a single ticket costs 1.35 EUR. The airport station is located in front of the arrivals zone. Buses also run every 20-30 minutes to city centre. A taxi to the city centre is approximately 15-20 EUR. Braga can be easily reached from Porto by train or bus. From there it is a short taxi ride to Bom Jesus. The area around the hotel is easily and best explored on foot, with a scooter or car recommended for longer journeys. All prices subject to change.

Driving directions.From the airport take IC 24 for Maia/A3. Take the A3 for Braga, exit at Braga Celeiros, and follow the signs for Bom Jesus.
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Features & Amenities of Hotel do Elevador
Babysitting or child care
Fireplace in lobby
Internet public area - wireless
Bar/lounge
Banquet facilities
Air-conditioned public areas
Safe-deposit box
Picnic area
Conference room(s)
Medical assistance available
Laundry facilities
Breakfast services
Wedding services
Currency exchange
Parking (Complimentary)
Comp newspapers in lobby
Television in lobby
Meeting room (small groups)
Room service (limited hours)
Airport transportation (fees apply)
Pets allowed
Elevator/lift
Business center
Concierge services
Dry cleaning service
Audiovisual equipment
Restaurant(s)
Arcade/game room
Complimentary breakfast
Room Amenities:

• Smoking rooms • Cable/satellite TV • Extra towels/bedding • Window opens • Cribs (infant beds) available • Iron/ironing board (on request • Direct-dial phone • Bidet • Blackout drapes/curtains • Makeup mirror 
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Activities & Atractions for Hotel do Elevador
Bom Jesus do Monte (church of pilgrimage) - 100 metres | Braga - 3 kilometres (2 miles)| Sé Cathedral - 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) | Monte Sameiro (place of pilgrimage) - 4.5 kilometres (3 miles)| Guimarães - 14 kilometres (8.5 miles)| Oporto - 60 kilometres (37.5 miles)|
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Monte do Bon Jesus Braga, 4715-056

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